Morning occupied in reading as usual. After breakfast, Blackstone at the Office. Received
a letter from my Mother announcing John’s intention to be married on the 25th of this
month. I was rather surprised at the manner in which it was noticed.1
Afternoon writing and reading Hutchinson. After which a walk with Richardson. He
passed the evening with me <and drank a bottle of Champagne>
. George called in for a few minutes. After which we took an Oyster Supper.